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Springs Theatre: Now showing: “Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones” (PG) 3:30, 6:45 and 9:30 p.m. daily, with a special 12:30 p.m. afternoon matinee on Saturday and Sunday. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Rifle Creek Theater: Through June 6: “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: May 31-June 6: “Ice Age” (PG) 6 p.m. daily; “Italian for Beginners” (R – in Danish, subtitled) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale. Call 963-0633 to verify show times.Movieland: May 31-June 6: “Sum of All Fears” (PG-13) 12:20, 3, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones” (PG) 12:25, 3:25, 6:25 and 9:25 p.m. “Undercover Brother” (PG-13) 12:40, 2:40, 4:40, 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.; “Spirit Stallion of Cimmaron” (G) 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 6:45 and 8:45 p.m.; “Enough” (PG-13) 12:35, 3:15, 7:10 and 9:35 p.m.; “Insomnia” (R) 12:30, 3:45, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 1, 4, 7 and 9:35 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Starting May 31: “Sum of All Fears” (PG-13, in Dolby Digital) 1 and 4:15 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. nightly; “Spirit Stallion of Cimmaron” (G) 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:15 p.m. nightly; “Spider-Man” (PG-13) 1:15 and 4 p.m. matinees and 7 and 9:30 p.m.; at the Glenwood Springs Mall. Call 945-1400 to verify show times.
The annual Glenwood Springs Art Guild Exhibit is on exhibit through Friday, May 31, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Call 945-2414 for details. Outdoor Painting, an art class for ages 16 and up, will be taught from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Black Diamond Studios, 823 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Cost is $30. Preregistration is required at least one day in advance. For information on these and other art classes, call 947-0947 or stop by the studio.The Connecting Acting Class, taught by actor and director Bob Woolsey, will be held Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Cost is $110 for center members, $130 for nonmembers. To register, or for more information, call 945-2414.
The Rock Dogs play from 9 p.m. to closing this Friday, May 31, at the Silt Bar, located just off of Interstate 70 at Silt exit 97.Live local music lives on in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Paine Family, with Don, April and Nathan, perform old time and Celtic music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Steve’s Guitars, Carbondale. Opening is Andrea and Matthew Earley playing unique “hoe-down” tunes. Andrea plays fiddle, while Matthew plays guitar and didgeridoo. “She tunes her violin to his didgeridoo and it sounds great,” according to Steve Standiford, owner of Steve’s Guitars.Doors open at 7:30 p.m., admission by donation. Call 963-3304 for details.The KMTS Colgate Country Showdown begins at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Two Rivers Park, Glenwood Springs. TRUNK plays an assortment of funky originals and a wide spectrum of rock music, starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Nugget Saloon in Carbondale. Lighting Strikes at 9 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Saturday night, Seventh Hour continues its summer concert series at 9 p.m. Also at the Oasis, Karaoke Crush begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details. “Grand Ol’ Song Fest 2002” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, at the Congregational Church of the Valley, 161 N. Sixth Street, New Castle. Advance tickets $8 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, and $20 for a family, or $10, $8 and $23 respectively at the door. Call Karen at 984-2422 for details. Scooze plays classic rock `n’ roll from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1, at O’Leary’s in Rifle. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.The New Castle Superbowl hosts a Patio Party starting at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2. From 5:30-10 p.m., dance to music by the Black Timber Band. Shuttle service is available to Rifle and Glenwood Springs and points in between. Jeff Van Devender will perform in a piano concert, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, corner First and Main, New Castle. This coffeehouse presentation is a one-night engagement only.
Summer Reading Programs at all branches of the Garfield County Library will be presented weekly from June 10-Aug. 1. Activities, prizes, and entertainment. Keep your kids reading and learning all summer. Call your local library for details.Columbine Kids in Basalt is accepting enrollment for its summer camps, fall preschool and fall pre-K programs. Columbine Kids is a year-round camp offering fun, action-packed adventures and social and learning experiences for children ages 1-7. For details, call 927-4505.
If words are your game, you might want to check out the Scrabble Club, which will meet from 1-3 p.m. the first and third Sundays, in the Red Mountain Room of the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Cost is $3 per session. The Scrabble Club will also begin meeting the second and fourth Sunday of the month in Aspen, starting in June.A yard sale, auction and bake sale will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Crossroads at Rifle, 375 W. 24th St., Rifle. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a piece of diagnostic equipment for the facility. Cash donations are welcome.The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 312 Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, serves $5 hamburgers, cheeseburgers or fish sandwich with fries and coleslaw, or fish and chips with slaw, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. Friday. All proceeds benefit the Aerie Building Fund.Vicki Lee Green Realtors, 930 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, will host Chamber After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 31. Bring a business card to participate in the giveaway drawing. The Managing During the Drought Workshop will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Silt Firestation. Free and open to the public. Call 625-3969 for details.”Lighten Up for Summer: Weighty Words for Losing Pounds and Looking Good in Summer,” will be presented by Ricki McKenna, a certified nutritionist, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Good Health food store in Glenwood Springs. The public is invited.Western Colorado Area Health Education Center and Living Works will present a two-day program, “Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training,” from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 6 and 7, at Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. For details, or to register, call Nanci or Carol at 970-434-5474.The Silt VFW Post Edgar Allen Poe #9304 and auxiliary meets the first Monday of the month at the Burning Mountain Fire House at 611 Main and the Community Building at Sixth and Grand. Call 625-3592 or 876-2938 for details.
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